Welcome To

The Town of
Indian River Shores

We will make the Town of Indian River Shores the most livable and best-managed town by providing courteous and quality services through teamwork, innovation and a total commitment to excellence.

Welcome To

The Town of
Indian River Shores

We will make the Town of Indian River Shores the most livable and best-managed town by providing courteous and quality services through teamwork, innovation and a total commitment to excellence.

Welcome To

The Town of
Indian River Shores

We will make the Town of Indian River Shores the most livable and best-managed town by providing courteous and quality services through teamwork, innovation and a total commitment to excellence.

Beach Access Update – 11/22/2022

The beach access at Beachcomber Lane in Indian River Shores will open at sunrise on Wednesday, 11/23/2022 for pedestrian traffic only. The access is over a sand path. The stairways remain closed. Please remember that there is no turnaround or parking on Beachcomber Lane. Parking for the Beachcomber Lane beach access on Fred Tuerk Drive.

Dune Restoration and Beach Access

Hurricane Nicole caused severe damage along the coastline in the Town. Town personnel, building officials and coastal engineers have reviewed the damage to the dunes and coastline. We continue to discuss damage mitigation and dune restoration with county, state and federal officials. Items being discussed include emergency permitting on the local and state level, availability of contractors, trucks and approved sand for dune restoration. If you have general questions concerning restoration, please contact the Town at info@irshores.com. If you want to apply for an emergency permit for dunes and dune crossovers, please email the personnel below with the subject line of the email as follows: Request for CCCL Emergency Permit for Dune and Dune Crossover.

Eric Charest
Natural Resources Manager
Indian River County Public Works – Coastal Division
1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL
Tel: 772-226-1569
echarest@ircgov.com

Quintin Bergman, Sea Turtle Environmental Specialist
Public Works / Coastal Division
772-226-1648
qbergman@ircgov.com

Melissa Meisenburg, Lagoon Plan Environmental Specialist
Public Works/ Coastal Division
772-226-1651
mmeisenburg@ircgov.com

Also, please see the link below for a brief video and photos of some of the coastal damage within the Town. https://youtu.be/HV-YR9lDTEs

Beach Damage 2022

Beach Damage 2022

Beach Damage 2022

Beach Damage 2022

Beach Damage 2022

Town Council Elections and Organizational Meeting

In the 2022 elections for Town Council, Brian T. Foley and Jesse L. “Sam” Carroll, Jr. were re-elected to four-year terms on the Town Council. Bob Auwaerter was elected to complete the term of former Councilmember Chris Hendricks. The Town Council also voted unanimously to select Brian T. Foley as Mayor and Jesse L. “Sam” Carroll, Jr. as Vice Mayor.

Opportunity to Serve

The Indian River Shores Town Council appoints two residents to serve two-year terms on the Police-Firefighters Deferred Benefit Plan Board. These appointments will take place at the December 15, 2022 Town Council meeting. If you have an interest in serving on this Board or have any questions, please contact the Town at 772-231-1771 or info@irshores.com.

Republic Services Update

Republic Services is now delivering new solid waste carts to residents. If you would like to discard your customer-owned carts, place them at the curb on your collection day during the week of December 12 and Republic Services will remove them. Note that your service days may have changed. Click on the links below for additional information from Republic Services and to view a map showing service days for recycling and solid waste. If you have any questions about your service, please contact the Republic Services Customer Service Center at 772-562-6620

Digital Flyer from Republic Services
IRS_ESRI Topo Map

CHARTER REFERENDUM NOTICE - SPECIAL VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT

Please be advised that there will be a mail ballot referendum on amendments to the Town Charter of the Town of Indian River Shores. Ballots will be sent to all registered voters in Indian River Shores. The ballot must be returned to the Supervisor of Elections by January 24, 2023. Please click the link below to view a copy of the proposed amendments.

Ordinance 552 - Charter Revisions

Mayor's Message

Dear Residents of Indian River Shores and Visitors to Our Website:

In a continuing effort to provide excellent service to you, this website was developed to be an evolving source of information. Its purpose is to make readily available basic information about how the Town is governed, how it operates, and whom to contact when a question arises. Often a resident has a question of curiosity or of a general nature, and this website provides the platform to relay that information. We hope that you will visit it regularly for current updates.

We are pleased that our residents are involved and care about the Town, as is evidenced in the fact that almost 92% of the Town’s population is registered to vote. The Town of Indian River Shores continues to be financially sound in spite of State-mandated requirements.

As always, our doors are open to residents who have comments, concerns or questions as we strive to serve you. We invite your participation through calls, visits or attendance at our Town Council meetings. Any ideas for improvements to this website are welcome for consideration. My commitment, along with the Town Council and the Town staff, is to continue to work toward preserving and improving the quality of life in Indian River Shores.

Brian T. Foley

Mayor

Please Contact Us With Any Questions:

(772) 231-1771
info@irshores.com